Other Faculty - Lecturer of History
MA, University of Northern Iowa, 1989
Mr. Lyftogt is the leading authority on Iowa in the American Civil War. He is the author of three books on this subject, including From Blue Mills to Columbia: Cedar Falls in the Civil War (1997). He is currently working on a two-volume comprehensive study of Iowa during the Civil War.
He teaches Humanities in the Liberal Arts Core, and various U.S. History classes. He also travels the state giving lectures for Humanities Iowa.